Mayfield, KY. (April 19, 2021) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 arrested a Mayfield man Sunday night after complaints of a suspicious person in the city. Around 10:00 p.m., Post 1 dispatch received a call of a suspicious person walking through the back yards of residences near the area of Clark Street and 15th Street in Mayfield. While on an unrelated complaint, a male subject observed a Trooper and began yelling and cursing at him. Trooper Ramage made contact with Philip Vrhovnik, 28 of Mayfield, Kentucky. During the interaction, Vrhovnik fled from the Trooper and an officer with Mayfield Police Department, running through residential yards and across a street. Vrhovnik approached a tree line and stopped. After a brief struggle, he was apprehended.
Vrhovnik was transported to the Graves County Jail and lodged on the following charges: Criminal Trespassing 3rd Degree, Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree (On Foot), Drug Paraphernalia – Buy/Possess, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Methamphetamine).
Trooper Austin Ramage is continuing the investigation.
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